PRIPYAT, UKRAINE - SEPTEMBER 30: In this aerial view an abandoned ferris wheel stands on a public space overgrown with trees in the former city center on September 30, 2015 in Pripyat, Ukraine. Pripyat lies only a few kilometers from the former Chernobyl nuclear power plant and was built in the 1970s to house the plant's workers and their families. On April 26, 1986, technicians at Chernobyl conducting a test inadvertently caused reactor number four to explode, sending plumes of highly radioactive particles and debris into the atmosphere. Authorities evacuated 120,000 people from the area, including 43,000 from Pripyat. Today Pripyat is a ghost-town, its apartment buildings, shops, restaurants, hospital, schools, cultural center and sports facilities derelict and its streets overgrown with trees. The city lies in the inner exclusion zone around Chernobyl where hot spots of persistently high levels of radiation make the area uninhabitable for thousands of years to come. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
Because of the HBO miniseries, Chernobyl, the nuclear site has seen a boost in tourism.
Seriously, the despite still having higher than normal radiation numbers the site of the 1986 Ukraine disaster has seen an influx of visitors wanting to take a day trip to visit the site.
When you get there you can’t touch anything, wearing long sleeves is preferred, and you can’t take home souvenirs, but despite the safety precautions, Chernobyl is still safer than you think.
There are one-day and multi-day trips available and to give you a hint of pricing, the one day trip will cost you between $90 and $100.